90% the world's new electricity now comes from renewables. China is shuttering 1,000 coal plants and global emissions are on the decline. The end is nigh for the fossil fuel era…so why hasn’t Canada gotten the memo?
The fossil fuel sector gets a whopping $5.3 TRILLION a year in public subsidies, says a new report from the IMF.
The latest Harper omnibus budget bill would exempt ports from federal environmental protections, leaving coal and LNG exporters to self-regulate, legal experts warn.
Despite major environmental and health concerns, Port Metro Vancouver has approved a proposed coal terminal at Fraser Surrey Docks that can handle over four million metric tonnes of coal per year.
Should Metro Vancouver be able to protect citizens from the health impacts of coal and other goods shipped through our ports? Fraser Surrey Docks is arguing "no" in court.
Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan pulled no punches at a recent council meeting, criticizing the undemocratic process being led by Port Metro Vancouver to drive coal port expansion.
A CN Rail spokeswoman is blaming heavy rainfall for the company's second derailment of a train carrying fossil fuels this week - this time in Burnaby, near Vancouver, BC.
Governments and industry chose the holiday season to hold public hearings and make a series of highly significant announcements about major fossil fuel projects in Canada.
A new study released today at the UN climate conference underway in Warsaw, Poland finds that new coal plants cannot be built if we are to keep global warming below the 2° Celsius threshold.
Newly released documents suggest Port Metro Vancouver, the federal regulator reviewing a plan to expand the region's coal exports, donated to a coal industry lobby conference but attempted to hide its sponsorship.